Tropical Storm Imelda slammed Texas and forced KBMT, the Tegna ABC-NBC affiliate in Beaumont, to evacuate all its employees. Producer Ben Parsons posted videos of the flooding and evacuation on Twitter.
Tim Thomas will lead KWES Midland-Odessa, while Paul Bergen is promoted to oversee KBMT Beaumont.
London Broadcasting-owned KBMT (ABC)-KJAC (NBC) Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas (DMA 141), is adding another hour to its 12News Daybreak. Currently seen from 5 to 7 a.m. on both stations, after they break away for national news programs at 7 a.m., 12News Daybreak will continue until 8 a.m. on KUIL-LD, branded as MYTX, an independent station that […]
The Beaumont, Texas, CBS affiliate’s noon newscast on Friday was a little unusual: It was anchored by a newscaster from the local Fox affiliate KBTV and the weather was done by a meteorologist from ABC affiliate KBMT. The reason? So KFDM staffers could attend a memorial service for anchor Bill Leger, who was killed in a car accident on Dec. 22.
The former GM of KULR Billings, Mont., takes over the VP-GM slot at London Broadcasting’s ABC affiliate that includes NBC and MNT feeds on subchannels.
Multi-screen media measurement provider Rentrak Corp. has renewed its contract to provide its StationView Essentials local market measurement service to London Broadcasting Co.’s KBMT Beaumont, Texas, and added two other London stations in the state: CBS affiliate KYTX Tyler and NBC affiliate KCEN Waco. “London Broadcasting values the outstanding relationship we’ve built with Rentrak and […]